Word Elements from Chapter XI

Identify the correct meaning for each word element, or vice versa. Then click "Proceed" to check your answer. Click "Proceed" again to move to the next entry. If you know an entry so well that you would like it removed from the stack for the remainder of your study session, perform a term-ectomy and proceed to the next one. All cards are returned to the stack and randomized upon each visit to this page.
nursling, pupilalumna, alumnae
antenna, feelerantenna, antennae
wateraqua, aquae
formula, patternformula, formulae
larvalarva, larvae
tonguelingua, linguae
marrowmedulla, medullae
spinespina, spinae
shin-bone ("pipe, flute")tibia, tibiae
vertebravertebra, vertebrae
lifevita, vitae
nursling, pupilalumnus, alumni
cactus, prickly plantcactus, cacti
center, focus ("hearth")focus, foci
mushroom, fungusfungus, fungi
placelocus, loci
musclemusculus, musculi
nosenasus, nasi
nervenervus, nervi
spoke (of a wheel), rayradius, radii
goad, incentivestimulus, stimuli
end, endpointterminus, termini
a thing to be addedaddendum, addendi
hollow space, cavitycavum, cavi
course of study ("running, race")curriculum, curriculi
item of information ("thing given")datum, dati
exampleexemplum, exempli
transmitter ("middle thing")medium, medii
course, runningcursus, cursus
fetus, offspringfetus, fetus
handmanus, manus
face, appearancefacies, faciei
series, sequenceseries, --
species, typespecies, --